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By Marion1

Avon, United Kingdom Gb

Hi, I was weeding in the garden today and found 3 of these little things, I think they may be pupae of a moth. I have covered them back over with soil but I am wondering if they are pupae of a moth have these come from cut worms and if they have will they hatch and make more cut worms, shall I remove them from the soil? Thanks ever so much




Really does look like cutworm to me.

29 Apr, 2023


it also looks like the angleshades moth or one of the yellow underwing type.and they have a green /brown caterpillars.
I often find these and last year I got a lesser yellow underwing.

If really curious to know pop them in a jam jar with some soil and leaf litter with a perforated lid and see what emerges.

29 Apr, 2023


I also think it looks like a moth. If you put them in a big jar(s) for ID, a shaded spot might be best (and remember to check regularly).

4 May, 2023


Thank you!😊

5 May, 2023

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